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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Disability-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes, mild Yes, moderate Yes, severe No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,238 826 4.6 4.1- 5.1 1,050 5.4 5.0- 6.0 1,093 5.3 4.9- 5.8 12,269 84.7 83.9-85.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,239 191 7.2 5.9- 8.7 196 7.9 6.5- 9.6 205 6.6 5.4- 8.0 1,647 78.3 75.9-80.6
GENDER
Males 677 66 7.5 5.5-10.3 64 8.9 6.5-12.0 76 8.2 6.0-11.1 471 75.4 70.9-79.3
Females 1,562 125 6.9 5.4- 8.7 132 7.0 5.5- 8.9 129 5.3 4.3- 6.5 1,176 80.8 78.2-83.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 24 2 3.4 0.7-15.5 4 17.4 4.1-50.9 5 36.2 13.7-67.0 13 42.9 20.3-68.9
Non-Hispanic 2,206 188 7.2 5.9- 8.8 192 7.8 6.4- 9.5 197 6.3 5.2- 7.7 1,629 78.7 76.2-80.9
AGE
18-24 79 2 3.7 0.9-13.8 3 3.6 1.0-12.2 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 72 91.6 81.6-96.4
25-34 259 6 2.0 0.8- 4.8 15 6.3 3.3-11.6 9 3.6 1.7- 7.3 229 88.2 82.4-92.3
35-44 384 20 6.5 3.9-10.6 25 7.0 4.3-11.3 18 4.9 2.8- 8.4 321 81.6 76.0-86.1
45-54 505 30 5.6 3.5- 8.9 45 9.7 6.7-14.0 50 7.9 5.1-12.0 380 76.8 71.3-81.5
55-64 433 46 11.9 8.2-16.9 52 10.1 7.0-14.3 65 12.9 9.1-18.0 270 65.1 58.8-70.9
65-74 337 47 14.8 10.4-20.7 34 9.4 6.2-14.2 37 10.4 6.9-15.4 219 65.3 58.5-71.6
75+ 221 38 15.2 10.0-22.5 22 11.2 6.6-18.5 23 9.1 5.6-14.4 138 64.5 55.8-72.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 399 75 16.3 12.1-21.7 41 12.3 7.8-18.9 77 15.1 11.4-19.7 206 56.3 48.7-63.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 782 60 6.9 4.9- 9.7 69 7.4 5.3-10.4 71 6.7 4.7- 9.4 582 79.0 74.7-82.7
Some Post-H.S. 565 34 7.1 4.5-10.9 57 8.4 6.0-11.6 43 5.4 3.7- 7.9 431 79.1 74.4-83.2
College Graduate 489 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 29 5.4 3.2- 8.9 14 3.0 1.3- 6.9 424 89.3 84.9-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 408 68 14.7 10.8-19.8 58 14.5 10.3-19.9 86 18.0 13.1-24.1 196 52.8 45.7-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 478 44 8.3 5.6-12.0 53 11.4 7.7-16.4 51 7.5 4.7-11.7 330 72.9 66.4-78.5
$25,000- 34,999 285 14 5.5 2.5-11.4 23 8.2 4.6-14.3 11 3.5 1.8- 6.5 237 82.8 75.5-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 308 16 6.6 3.6-11.8 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 17 5.8 3.3- 9.9 259 84.5 78.6-88.9
$50,000-74,999 246 5 2.9 0.7-11.3 12 3.7 1.7- 7.5 6 2.6 1.0- 6.5 223 90.8 84.1-94.9
$75,000+ 234 12 3.3 1.6- 6.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.8 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6 215 94.5 90.4-96.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 29 8.7 5.5-13.4 25 7.5 4.7-11.8 32 9.9 6.3-15.2 197 73.9 66.9-79.9
Non-Veteran 1,956 162 6.9 5.5- 8.6 171 8.0 6.4- 9.8 173 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,450 79.1 76.5-81.5

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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